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Winter Reflection

Photo by Gary Fultz on Unsplash

the frosty oak limbs

catching the first morning sun

point to rays of hope


But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.

Isaiah 40:31a (NIV)
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Waiting

Photo by Gary Fultz on Unsplash

defoliated

winter shadows. still more snow.

dormant, not dead.


For you will go out with joy and be led forth with peace; The mountains and the hills will break into shouts of joy before you, And all the trees of the field will clap their hands.

Isaiah 55:12 (NASB)
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Digital Detox

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I turned off the screens

and went for a walk by the wood.

Digital Detox.


Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.

Jesus – Mark 6:31 (NIV)
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An Owl in Broad Daylight

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The bower is gone.

There is nothing to hide her.

Yet she shows no fear.


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The Brave Rose


Sometimes, when it snows

I think about the brave rose

buried half alive.


Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.

Proverbs 13:12
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Nature and Nurture

Photo by Betty Chambers from Chambers on the Road

full moon reflection

with the porch lights on the lake

nature and nurture

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Winter Solstice

Photo by Gary Fultz on Unsplash

On the longest night

of another December

How I miss you, mom!


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In the Empty Woods

Photo by Gary Fultz on Unsplash

One almost winter

I heard the lonely trees say,

“Sweet snow is like spring.”


He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it.

Proverbs 11:27

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In the Eyes of the Beholder

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sun rise or sun set

does it make a difference?

beauty is beauty


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Haiku winter

Heaven’s Gift

Photo by Gary Fultz on Unsplash

“Paint the trees with snow,”

said the gentle winter breeze.

fragile harmony


“How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!” – Psalm 133:1 (NIV)

“For the sake of my brothers and friends, I will say, “Peace be within you.” – Psalm 122:8 (NIV)